Edict of Orleans suspends persecution of the Huguenots (33 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
The French States-General passes the Edict of Orleans, which officially suspends persecution of the Huguenots. The Prince of Condé, champion of the Huguenot minority, presses for a permanent settlement of liberty of conscience.

Editors. "Edict of Orleans suspends persecution of the Huguenots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14997, accessed 28 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France